Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Beverly, MA, United States
DoneSun, Jan 18, 2015 3:00 PM GMT
The Estate of Mary Alchian, Palm Springs, CA
Kaminski Auctions is pleased to present the estate of Mary L. Alchian, of Palm Springs, California. For years a prominent Palm Springs jeweler and tastemaker, her collection spans all genres of antiques and art?from fine silver and vintage jewelry to 20th century Californian paintings. There is a vast jewelry and silver collection that includes pieces from Cartier and T.B. Starr, as well an exquisite Art Deco platinum, diamond and sapphire bracelet. Art in the collection includes a number of important 20th century California painters, such as Jack Wilkinson Smith, Paul Grimm and William Keith. All lots of the Mary L. Alchian Estate are to be sold unreserved, to benefit an educational institution. Highlights of the sale also include important offerings from other estates, including a pair of Asprey sterling three light candelabra and a collection of sixty-four Piranesi etchings.